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Huawei P20/P11: Specs, release date, features and everything else we know so far

Huawei P20/P11: Specs, release date, features and everything else we know so far

By Cam Bunton

Fewer companies have grown in stature as rapidly as Huawei. On a global scale, it's gone from being a company that builds devices for other companies, to being its own brand - with its own popular sub-brand (Honor) - within a few short years, and one... Read more

Huawei's next flagship may be the P11 after all, following trademark filing

Huawei's next flagship may be the P11 after all, following trademark filing

By Max Langridge

After leaks to suggest Huawei will name its next P-series flagship phone the P20, new evidence has surfaced that claims it will revert back to P11 instead. While the P20 name has been trademarked in the US, a new trademark application for the P11 name... Read more

Mobile World Congress 2018: What to expect from Samsung, Sony, LG, Nokia and more

Mobile World Congress 2018: What to expect from Samsung, Sony, LG, Nokia and more

By Chris Hall

Mobile World Congress is the biggest mobile event of the year, seeing the launch of many of the top smartphones, smartwatches and tablets, as well as seeing the emergence of the hottest new trends in mobile. Generally speaking, all the big brands attend... Read more

Apple will discontinue, rather than reduce the price of iPhone X later this year

Apple will discontinue, rather than reduce the price of iPhone X later this year

By Max Langridge

Apple is expected to discontinue the £999 iPhone X later this year when it announces a new model, rather than reduce its price and keep it in the lineup. Apple usually keeps the current iPhone as an option, but reduces the price by around £100, but... Read more

Best SIM only deals in January 2018: 40GB of data SIM only deal for £18

Best SIM only deals in January 2018: 40GB of data SIM only deal for £18

By Hassan Mohammed

Over the past few years, SIM-only contracts have seen something of a resurgence in the consumer market. There are at least two reasons for this. Firstly, carriers (or networks) don't make much money on selling phones, and so they can make practically... Read more

Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone X vs iPhone 8 Plus vs iPhone 8: What's the difference?

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced three new iPhones late last year in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X, which has also been called the iPhone 10.The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are similar to the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but the iPhone X changes things... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may have only launched last September, but if you thought that would stop rumours circulating for the Galaxy Note 9, you were wrong. This feature rounds up all the speculation surrounding the 2018 Galaxy Note 9, rumoured to... Read more

Nokia 9: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Nokia 9: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

Long before the Nokia 8 was launched, there was a lot of talk of there being two flagship handsets from Nokia or, more appropriately, HMD Global. HMD is the licensee for the Nokia name on phones.Some went as far as saying that the Nokia 8 was going to... Read more

Apple iPhone X tips and tricks: Master Apple's greatest iPhone

Apple iPhone X tips and tricks: Master Apple's greatest iPhone

By Stuart Miles

Got a new iPhone X? Or thinking about getting one? With such a huge change to the design of the phone, including the ditching of Touch ID and the introduction of Face ID, how you control and use the new iPhone changes too.We've put together a number of... Read more

Next Sony Mobile flagship: What's the story on the next Sony Xperia?

Next Sony Mobile flagship: What's the story on the next Sony Xperia?

By Chris Hall

Having ditched the Xperia Z naming, we're expecting some action in the XZ family. Currently we have the XZ Premium, XZ1 and XZ1 Compact which really sit in the flagship space.And at CES 2018 we got the mid-range Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2.There are... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ launched last spring, but it wasn't long before new rumors started leaking about the new Galaxy S9. Here are all the rumours relating to what we assume will be called the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ when they launch, apparently... Read more

Turn your wallpaper into a live map of your current location with this app

Turn your wallpaper into a live map of your current location with this app

By Elyse Betters

There is a new Android app available that reminds us of Google's pricey live wallpapers.Google sells Live Cases that are customisable and interactive. You can print a map onto the case, and then the case uses near-field communication to transmit a live... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to receive significant internal upgrades, says report

Samsung Galaxy S9 to receive significant internal upgrades, says report

By Max Langridge

We're just over a month away until the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are unveiled at Mobile World Congress. We've known for some time now that the overall design of the phone duo isn't going to differ too much from the S8 phones of 2017, but instead they... Read more

What is Amazon Go, where is it and how does it work?

What is Amazon Go, where is it and how does it work?

By Elyse Betters

After a year of tests and preparation, Amazon has finally opened its brick-and-mortar grocery store, Amazon Go.Situated in Seattle, Washington, it gives you the option to buy your goods from Amazon in person rather than through Amazon.com.However, unlike... Read more

Apple iPhone X problems: Common problems and how to fix them

Apple iPhone X problems: Common problems and how to fix them

By Elyse Betters

Now that people are getting their hands on the iPhone X, many are struggling to understand some of the new features and gestures, while others are realising that that there a few problems to overcome too.The iPhone X is undoubtedly the biggest and boldest... Read more

Nokia could be working on a phone with a five-lens camera

Nokia could be working on a phone with a five-lens camera

By Max Langridge

We're still yet to see the much-rumoured Nokia 9, after it didn't show up at a Chinese media event on 19 January, all eyes are now on Mobile World Congress to see if Nokia unveils its new flagship there. Nokia 9: Release date, rumours and everything you... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to ditch the headphone jack

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to ditch the headphone jack

By Rik Henderson

Sony is expected to unveil a new flagship phone during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month; the much-rumoured Sony Xperia XZ Pro.We've heard a few speculative, promising details about it over the last week or two, including its alleged 4K HDR... Read more

Razer Phone 2 tipped for IFA 2018 unveiling alongside Project Linda

Razer Phone 2 tipped for IFA 2018 unveiling alongside Project Linda

By Rik Henderson

Although the current Razer Phone has only been available since November 2017, talk of its successor has already started. And that includes a possible launch date.French website FrAndroid claims that a Razer Phone 2 will be unveiled during IFA 2018, along... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 hardware details leak out ahead of MWC unveiling

Samsung Galaxy S9 hardware details leak out ahead of MWC unveiling

By Elyse Betters

Samsung is set to announce the Galaxy S9 at MWC 2018 next month, so the leaks are pouring in at this point.The latest leak comes from ETNews, which has reported a bunch of details about what the device might feature. It has claimed the Galaxy S9 will... Read more

What is an eSIM and how will it change connected devices for the better?

What is an eSIM and how will it change connected devices for the better?

By Rik Henderson

Apple and Samsung have been in talks with major network providers to adopt electronic SIM cards for future smartphones. Samsung used the GSMA enabled eSIM on its Gear S2 Classic 3G, but now Apple has also turned to eSIM to add connectivity to the Apple... Read more

LG V30+ with improved AI heading to MWC?

LG V30+ with improved AI heading to MWC?

By Max Langridge

After LG's vice chairman Jo Seong-jin allegedly asked for all development of the G7 to be scrapped and started again, it appeared as though LG wouldn't have anything to show at Mobile World Congress next month. That may no longer be the case, as a report... Read more

The best budget phones 2018: cheap phones for under £200

The best budget phones 2018: cheap phones for under £200

By Britta O'Boyle

Budget smartphones have really come into its own over the last couple of years, with numerous cheap phones under £200.But a cheap smartphone doesn't mean you have to have a poor experience - often it's so good that many won't see why they should splash... Read more

New evidence points to Sony Xperia XZ Pro having a 4K HDR OLED display

New evidence points to Sony Xperia XZ Pro having a 4K HDR OLED display

By Rik Henderson

Earlier this week, reports from China suggested that Sony will release a new flagship phone at Mobile World Congress 2018: the Sony Xperia XZ Pro.The same reports said that the phone will come with a 5.7-inch 4K OLED display and now we have further evidence... Read more

HMD sends out invites to MWC event, new Nokia phones expected

HMD sends out invites to MWC event, new Nokia phones expected

By Elyse Betters

HMD Global has sent out invites to its MWC 2018 press conference.The company asked the media to "join us at the Home of Nokia phones for an intimate and exclusive unveiling of the next chapter of our story." The keynote will be held on Sunday 25 February... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 Plus spotted in the wild, 18:9 display all but confirmed

Motorola Moto G6 Plus spotted in the wild, 18:9 display all but confirmed

By Max Langridge

Only yesterday did we see a plethora of Motorola leaks from Droid Life, revealing specs and press-style images of the X5, Z3 and G6-series of phones. Today the G6 Plus is subject to another leak, but this time it's a real-life image of the phone that's... Read more

Apple will let you turn battery throttling off with a future iOS update

Apple will let you turn battery throttling off with a future iOS update

By Max Langridge

Late last year, it was discovered that Apple intentionally slows down older iPhones to prevent random reboots. Many iPhone owners always thought their phones slowed down around the time a new model was due to be released, but Apple admitted it included... Read more

Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know

Moto X5 news, rumours and release date: everything you need to know

By Dan Grabham

Motorola Mobility has been part of Lenovo for four years now and has made several Moto X devices over that time, the first having been made in 2013 when Google owned this particular chunk of the classic Motorola company.However the last non-Moto Mod X-series... Read more

Huawei P Smart Android O phone coming to UK, exclusive to Vodafone from February

Huawei P Smart Android O phone coming to UK, exclusive to Vodafone from February

By Rik Henderson

Vodafone has announced that it will be exclusively carrying the Huawei P Smart in the UK.The mid-ranger will be available from 1 February and offer 5.6-inch Android Oreo thrills at a reasonable price.The phone was released in other territories at the... Read more

Sony sends out invites for MWC event, two Xperia phones inbound?

Sony sends out invites for MWC event, two Xperia phones inbound?

By Elyse Betters

Sony has confirmed it'll attend Mobile World Congress 2018.It has sent official invites to its press conference. The date and time for your diary is Monday 26 February, with the actual keynote commencing at 8:30am CET (7:30am GMT/2:30am EST). Sony, of... Read more

Apple iPhone 2018: What's the story so far?

Apple iPhone 2018: What's the story so far?

By Britta O'Boyle

The rumour mill for next year's iPhones has already started spinning.Apple announced three iPhones in September 2017 in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus followed the traditional iPhone design, while the... Read more

Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8 is the best Samsung phone you'll never own

Winter Olympics edition Galaxy Note 8 is the best Samsung phone you'll never own

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced a special edition of its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone to celebrate its partnership with the Winter Olympics. Sadly though, you'll never be able to get your hands on one... unless you are either competing in the Games, know someone who... Read more

Meizu M6s first in line with a Samsung Exynos processor

Meizu M6s first in line with a Samsung Exynos processor

By Rik Henderson

Meizu has turned to Samsung Exynos processing for its latest handset, the Meizu M6s.The phone, which bears more than a passing resemblance to Apple's iPhones, is driven by a 2.0GHz Samsung Exynos 7872 hexa-core processor with ARM Cortex-A73 architecture... Read more

Motorola Moto Z3 and Z3 Play retain Moto Mods, 5G module teased

Motorola Moto Z3 and Z3 Play retain Moto Mods, 5G module teased

By Max Langridge

Following the leak of the Moto G6 series and X5, Droid Life has also obtained an image purporting to be of the Moto Z3 and Z3 Play flagship devices. Moto X5 leaks with dual front and rear cameras Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play leak ahead of possible... Read more

Motorola Moto X5 leaks with dual front and rear cameras

Motorola Moto X5 leaks with dual front and rear cameras

By Max Langridge

We were pleased to see the return of the Moto X line last year in the form of the Moto X4, although we weren't so pleased with the phone itself. It was a good phone, with weatherproofing and an OLED screen, but it couldn't quite stand up to intense competition... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to amaze MWC 2018 crowds?

Sony Xperia XZ Pro to amaze MWC 2018 crowds?

By Rik Henderson

Speculation on a new Sony flagship smartphone has been around for a while - since the end of 2017 - but it's ramping up now Barcelona's Mobile World Congress is on the horizon. The enormous mobile phone trade show starts at the end of February and reports... Read more

Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play leak ahead of possible MWC unveiling

Motorola Moto G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play leak ahead of possible MWC unveiling

By Max Langridge

Motorola's G-series of smartphones always proves popular. They offer fantastic specs and great build quality at wallet-friendly prices. The G5 and G5 Plus were two of our favourite budget phones in 2017, and now thanks to leaks from Droid Life, the G6,... Read more

Apple's 2019 iPhone might reduce notch, combine Face ID and camera

Apple's 2019 iPhone might reduce notch, combine Face ID and camera

By Elyse Betters

We're like eight months away from the new iPhone.Excited? No? Well, get pumped, because you know Apple is going to introduce a new smartphone every autumn, and this year should be no different, so, of course, the rumour mill is firing up with the latest... Read more

Best Broadband offers available in January 2018: speeds of up to 314mbps

Best Broadband offers available in January 2018: speeds of up to 314mbps

By Hassan Mohammed

Currently there are several broadband providers in the UK including BT, Virgin Media, Talk Talk, Plus Net, Sky, Post Office and EE.Virgin Media boasts the fastest speeds where you can get speeds of up to 300mb.BT have launched their new "Ultrafast" service... Read more

Which is the best mid-range phone under £400?

Which is the best mid-range phone under £400?

By Britta O'Boyle

Choosing a new smartphone isn't as simple as it used to be. They may not come in more than one shape, but they do come in lots of different sizes, with plenty different features and most importantly, at plenty of different price points.For some the camera... Read more

The best Android phones 2018

The best Android phones 2018

By Chris Hall

These are the best Android smartphones you can buy today.Whereas Apple gives you where you have the choice of a smaller, larger or super expensive iPhone, Android celebrates variety and you have phones at all prices, with a wide range of specifications... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 release date rumoured by reliable source

Samsung Galaxy S9 release date rumoured by reliable source

By Max Langridge

After much speculation and even a highly suggestive comment from Samsung president DJ Koh, the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will indeed be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month, and will be officially released a month later on 16 March. Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery capacity revealed

Samsung Galaxy S9 battery capacity revealed

By Rik Henderson

After a massive leak last week, which allegedly revealed most of the specifications of the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S9 on the back of a pictured box, we now think we know the battery capacity too.An image of what is said to be the phone's retail packaging... Read more

Motorola Moto E5 render leak shows repositioned fingerprint scanner

Motorola Moto E5 render leak shows repositioned fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

A new year brings a new wave of smartphones, not least from Motorola, which launched five series of smartphones in 2017. We'd expect successors to the majority of them this year and the first to be leaked is the Moto E5. Motorola to release X5, E5 and... Read more

The best wireless chargers for the Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

The best wireless chargers for the Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

By Cam Bunton

The iPhone has finally joined the Qi charging game, years after the first wireless charging smartphones came to market. Apple's iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X all have glass backs, with a conductive charging receiver hiding beneath them.It may be a little... Read more

LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch

LG G7 to be scrapped, development to start again from scratch

By Max Langridge

LG Electronics vice chairman Jo Seong-jin has reportedly told the company's mobile division to scrap all development of the G7 smartphone and start again from scratch. The news comes via Korean news outlet The Investor, which adds the new smartphone may... Read more

HTC U11 EYEs revealed, selfie shooter phone now official

HTC U11 EYEs revealed, selfie shooter phone now official

By Rik Henderson

HTC has officially unveiled its HTC U11 EYEs, a variant of the U11 designed for those that love a good selfie.There are twin cameras on the front that work in tandem and provide different features to enhance self-snapped shots.The dual front cameras can... Read more

Leaked render of LG G7 shows a phone with virtually no bezels

Leaked render of LG G7 shows a phone with virtually no bezels

By Max Langridge

The LG G7, as it will likely be known, is said to be announced in March with an April release to follow. Rumoured specs for the upcoming flagship are relatively thin on the ground, other than the fact it will probably use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor.... Read more

OnePlus 6: What we want to see from the next flagship killer

OnePlus 6: What we want to see from the next flagship killer

By Cam Bunton

OnePlus, love it or hate it, is slowly becoming a force to be reckoned with. Each generation of the "flagship killer" improves on the last, and it's earning the company both respect among tech fans and earning new customers. Clearly, the manufacturer's... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 box reveals specs of the upcoming flagship

Samsung Galaxy S9 box reveals specs of the upcoming flagship

By Max Langridge

A leaked image of an alleged Samsung Galaxy S9 retail box has appeared on Reddit and revealed various specs and features of the upcoming device. A lot of the specs have been teased and leaked already, so to see them on what appears to be a legitimate... Read more